Workday for Academics

Workday is the system of record for all academic employees and academic appointments.

Faculty records are submitted and maintained by each academic unit.

The Workday roles that perform these functions include:

  • Academic HR Support Specialist   -  Submit academic hires, job changes and compensation changes
  • Appointments and Promotions Specialist  -  Add, update, and end academic appointments
  • Business Partner  -  Approve or initiate job changes and compensation changes
  • Academic Business Partner  -  Approve academic business processes

To access Workday go to  You will also find a link to Workday at the top of the It’s Your Yale webapge. 

Guides and training materials for using Workday are available on the Workday @ Yale Training site.  You may also access this site from the Help option in Workday.

A list of Workday reports specific to academics as well as the recommended frequency for running these reports is available online at Workday Reports for Academics